RGC Earmarked Research Grant, “Using deep learning to support urban land use classification with optical imagery and LiDAR data”, Principal Investigator ($585,000), 2015-2018.
Nansha District Government, “Urban resilience planning for Nansha new district, Guangzhou city”, Principal Investigator (RMB5.6 million), 2013-2015.
RGC General Research Fund, "Spatio-temporal image fusion for monitoring fast-changing land cover dynamics", Principal Investigator ($588,379), 2012-2015.
Social Science Collaborative Fund, “Unified Fusion of Remote Sensing Imagery for Sustainable High-Density Urban Environment”, Principal Investigator ($400,000), 2012-2014.
863-Hightech Program (strategic fund) of China, “Global land cover change detection, analysis and map update”, Co-PI (RMB¥3,000,000), 2009-2012.
RGC General Research Fund, "Land use allocation in high-growth cities using adaptive multiobjective optimization", Principal Investigator ($701,600), 2009-2011.
RGC Earmarked Research Grant, "Using Support Vector Machines to Support Land Use Change Modeling", Principal Investigator ($770,200), 2007-2009.
RGC Earmarked Research Grant, “The role of forest products in the productivity of shifting cultivation systems”, Co-investigator (HK$655,910), 2008-2011.
RGC Earmarked Research Grant, “Water quality monitoring from multi-satellite observations in the coastal region of Hong Kong and the Pearl River estuary”, Co-investigator (HK$660,330), 2008-2011.
“Economic reforms and land use/land cover change in Yunnan: between centralised policy planning and local implementation” funded by South China Program, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Co-investigator (HK$150,000), 2009-2011.
“Intelligent spatio-temporal data analysis and prototype system development” funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, PRC, Principal Investigator (HK$800,000), 2009-2012.
“Virtual laboratory for urban land use policy simulation” funded by the Ministry of Land and Resources, PRC, Co-Principal Investigator (HK$960, 000), 2009-2010.
CUHK Direct Grant, "Generating Pareto-optimal land use plans for rapidly developing cities", Principal Investigator (HK$72,000), 2007-2008.
CUHK Direct Grant, "Incremental routing approaches for dynamic transportation networks", Principal Investigator, HK$78,000, 2007-2008.
National Natural Science Foundation (NNSF) of China, "Spatial intelligence: theories and applications", Principal Investigator, RMB250,000, 2007-2009.
"Broad land use update of Hong Kong" funded by the Planning Department, Hong Kong Government, Co-Investigator, HK$450,000, 2007 (PI: Fung T).
Canada National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), "Efficient mobile GIS for location based service", Principal Investigator (2005-2010, CAD110,000).
University of Calgary, "Multi-dimensional GIS", Principal Investigator (2004-2006, CAD10,000).
University of Calgary, "Intelligent algorithms for transportation and logistics" funded by University of Calgary, Principal Investigator (2004-2006, CAD21,000).
Science and Research Engineering Council of Singapore (A*Star), "SANDY: A Spatio-temporal AutoNomic Database System for Location-based Services", Co-PI (with Profs. Beng Chin Ooi and Zhiyong Huang, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, 01/2004-12/2005, S$600,000).
National University of Singapore, "GIS and heuristic algorithms for location optimization of emergency response facilities", Principal Investigator (10/2003-10/2005, S$83,000).
National University of Singapore, "Temporal GIS for road and traffic information management", Principal Investigator (01/2002-01/2004, S$50,000).
Research Excellence Award, CUHK, 2009
Young Researcher Award, CUHK, 2011
First Prize of the 2012 Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award (Basic Science), 2013
Special Contribution Award on Satellite Image Fusion, 2014
Chang Jiang Scholar (Chair Professor), Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China, 2016